Wheel Spacers

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Wheel Spacers

Post by nacho001 » Mon Dec 04, 2017 2:01 pm

Hi all

I am hopping to get some thoughts and opinions on wheel spacers.

They are potentially to be fitted to a SWB Grand vitara.
I wanted to bring the wheels out about 10mm, partly to address the tyres touching the chassis, and partly to bring them out a little for the look.

I can find 5mm spacers, whih slide between the wheel and the hub, and can find 30mm hubcentric spacers.
I kinda get that 30mm might be the minimum so as to fit all the re-bolting bits inside the spacer.

Does anybody run with 30mm spaced out wheels?
What are they like handling wise? any quirks?
anyone had one break?
just general thoughts really....


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Re: Wheel Spacers

Post by Munkee » Mon Dec 04, 2017 2:24 pm

LWB GV steels.

Hubcentric is a pointless expense, Vits, GVs, SJs etc are all Lugcentric.
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